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The Gambella EcoHub
The Gambella EcoHub
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Gambella town, Gambella, ET
Climate zone:
Semi Arid

Jehan de Maille Michael Beltz
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The Gambella EcoHub

Project Type

Rural, Community, Philanthropic aid, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

The Gambella Ecohub is a brand new Permaculture project located in South West Ethiopia. The aim of the project is to provide a demonstration site for alternative agriculture in other arid / semi arid areas in the Horn of Africa.

Project Description

The Gambella EcoHub is a 5 month old Permaculture project located in the South West corner of Ethiopia. The project was donated 450 hectares of pristine forest/wetland/savannah by the neighboring Jawe community who realised that the land all about them was being sold off, deforested and destroyed by large scale agricultural investors. The site itself is located 18km from Gambella town and runs along the banks of the beautiful Baro River. On site we have built a basic camp (inc. showers, toilets, a kitchen and 3 x accommodation tents) as well as a production tree nursery, permaculture demonstration gardens, two apiaries, some livestock (chickens and ducks and a re-cooperating baby fisheagle!) We are always looking for volunteers and are registerd on Wwoof Africa too... so please get in touch !


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